Tax Info for NewCastle, Luna Gold and Anfield Shareholders
On December 31, 2017, Equinox Gold Corp. acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of NewCastle Gold Ltd. and Anfield Gold Corp. (the “Equinox Gold Arrangement”), issuing 0.873 Equinox Gold common shares for each NewCastle Gold share held and 0.407 Equinox Gold common shares for each Anfield Gold share held. For former U.S. shareholders of NewCastle Gold and Anfield Gold, the IRS Form 8937 will be added to this page as soon as it’s available.
On March 31, 2017, Trek Mining Inc. acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Luna Gold Corp., issuing 1.105 Trek common shares for each Luna Gold share held (the "Luna Gold Arrangement"). For former U.S. shareholders of Luna Gold, we have completed IRS Form 8937 to provide general U.S. tax information on the disposition of Luna Gold common shares upon closing of the Arrangement.
The information contained herein and in the attachment does not constitute tax, accounting or legal advice and does not purport to be complete or to describe the consequences that may apply to particular categories of shareholders. Equinox Gold does not provide tax, accounting or legal advice. Any tax statements contained herein and in the attachment were not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of avoiding penalties imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. You are urged to consult your own tax advisor regarding the particular consequences of the distribution to you, including the applicability and effect of all U.S. federal, state, local and foreign tax laws.